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Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest

Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest,Pickering Information
Dalby Forest offers over 8,000 acres of woodland to explore and enjoy, including play areas for children, barbecues for the family and plenty of waymarked trails for all abilities.

Enjoy and explore our Visitor Centre and find out more about Dalby Forest and the surrounding area, learn about sustainable living and have fun with the hands-on interactive displays for a different learning experience.

Tree Tops Restaurant with extensive indoor and outdoor seating offer a wide range of locally sourced snacks and meals for all the family. Dalby Courtyard has craft workshops, a café and cycle centre.

Visitors wanting to burn off energy can hire bikes and use the 55 miles of cycle trails to explore the forest. There is a range of cycle trails from family routes to highly technical demanding routes. For the more extreme cyclists, there is a cycle skills area at Dixon's Hollow.

If you like your excitement off the ground, try Go Ape's adventure course, with high ropes and zip wires amongst the trees, Visit

For a gentle and relaxing stroll within the forest you can use our waymarked trails. Starting from several of the car parks and vary in length, so there's something for everyone. A number of the paths are all ability being suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. There are of picnic tables that can also accommodate wheelchairs.

For those who like to relax, there's always a quiet corner to watch the wildlife and take in the fresh air and scenery.
Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest,Pickering Address
Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest
Low Dalby
Thornton Le Dale
N. Yorkshire
YO18 7LT
Map and Directions
Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest,Pickering Telephone No.
01751 460295
Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest,Pickering Fax. No.
01751 460394
The Visitor Centre is open from 10am - 4.30pm daily. The forest is open at 7.30am until 8.30pm
Tree Tops Restaurant and Purple Mountain Cafe
  • Light Refreshments
A number of car parks throughout the forest along the 9 mile forest drive. Main Car Park at Visitor Centre.
  • Parking Charged
Child Friendly
  • Pushchair Access
disabled facilities
Disabled parking and toilet facilities, lift to access restaurant. All ability walking trails.
  • Disabled Access
Credit cards
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Dogs welcome
March - October £7.00 per vehicle, November - February £4.00 per vehicle. Weekly and annual passes available.
Gift Shop Or Shop